Why Is My Cat So Affectionate Suddenly?

Cat owners love when their special friend comes to snuggle up, but what do we do when cuddling becomes constant? Personal space is necessary for us and our pets, so when cats are suddenly attached to our hips, should cat owners worry? We asked Dr. Janet Cutler, a Certified Cat Behaviorist with a Ph.D. in … Read more

How To Handle the Loss of a Cat

How To Handle the Loss of a Cat

Losing your cat is one of the most painful things you will ever experience. We love them and make them a part of our family. We never want to think of them as… leaving. But death is an inevitable part of life, even if we don’t want to think about it. Sometimes it’s a slow … Read more

Can Cats Have Curly Hair?

The curly-haired cat has taken the Internet by storm. If you didn’t know it, you probably wouldn’t believe it. But yes, cats can have curly hair. This adorable fur pattern isn’t limited to one breed, but over multiple. Curly-haired cats can have long or short fur. Surprisingly, curly-haired cats are also called poodle cats! What … Read more

Are ZZ Plants Toxic to Cats?

zz plant toxic to cats

Being a pet owner is an enormous responsibility. It’s not always clear what is right and wrong. Pet owners often continue their same home routine without thinking about whether their home may have toxins. Or well-meaning friends could bring a housewarming gift. Cat owners must be diligent in ensuring their cats have a safe environment. … Read more

Does My Cat Have Ear Wax or Ear Mites?

You’ve noticed a strange substance in your cat’s ears. However, you’re not sure what it is. What usually comes to mind is ear wax, which cats can have. But cats can also have ear mites. Which is it? Luckily, there are ways to tell. What are ear mites?  The most common species of ear mites … Read more

My Cat Meows Excessively. How Do I Make It Stop?

cat meows

Meowing is a cat’s primary mode of communication. Aside from purring, it’s the most common noise a cat makes. However, cats don’t meow to each other aside from kittens.  Our Cat Behavioralist, Katenna Jones, chimes in: “Kittens naturally meow to their mothers or other adults when they need or want something. As cats mature, meowing … Read more

Are Maine Coons Hypoallergenic?

Maine Coon cats are one of the largest breeds, with the capability to weigh up to eighteen pounds. They are known for their good-natured, kind personalities. Sounds perfect, right? Unfortunately, a large population for whom Maine Coons won’t work: people with cat allergies. Maine Coon cats are NOT hypoallergenic. Hypoallergenic means it’s less likely to … Read more

Male Cats in Heat

Male-Cats-in-Heat

The loud caterwauling of a cat in heat is not a pleasant sound. It’s annoying and very persistent. You might be wondering if there’s something you can do to help prevent it. Do male cats go into heat? Technically, male cats don’t go into “heat.” Going into heat is a purely female, or queen, trait. … Read more

Cats Eyelashes and Feline Eyelash Disorders

Cats Eyelashes and Feline Eyelash Disorders

Cat eyes are a unique world, filled with color and wonder. Their slow blinks and their beautiful irises. It’s hard to resist when they look at you. Do cats have eyelashes?  Despite the popularity of cat eyelashes in the makeup world, it’s rooted in some truth. Cats do have eyelashes. But they aren’t the full, … Read more